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Investors want Apple to do more to fight kids' smartphone addiction

These tools will help parents control and limit phone use in order to prevent child smartphone addiction. "There is a growing body of evidence that, for at leas...


Pokemon GO Will Be Dropping Support For Older iPhone Models

Afterwards, Pokemon Go "may" not work on those devices, nor will players be able to access PokeCoins or use items from their bags. Dedicated players with olde...


Razer's Project Linda is a notebook powered by the Razer Phone

Unlike the Asus convertibles which also provided the option to run Windows OS separately, Project Linda works by opening the same Android 7.1 interface in l...


CES 2018: Dell Introduces Wireless Integration Between PCs and Smartphones

It will be available on new Dell consumer XPS, Inspiron, Vostro and Alienware PCs starting this month. Dell is about to bring a similar feature to its PCs in ...


HTC Announces Vive Pro VR Headset and Vive Wireless Adapter

HTC has used the CES 2018 as a platform to announce its new Vive Pro and Vive Wireless Adaptor . As mentioned in the intro, the new premium HMD offers sign...


Oil Spill Fears as Ships Collide by China Coast, 31 Still Missing

The oil tanker Sanchi - registered in Panama - was still on fire after a collision with the Hong Kong-registered bulk freighter CF Crystal , which took place...


LG Display Introduces Large UHD Rollable OLED Display at CES 2018

CES 2018 is going to be opening doors the following week and on the other edge, LG has already announced its brand new 88-inch 8K TV just before this signifi...


Dell's embiggened XPS 15 2-in-1 is a hybrid heavyweight

The screen itself comes in two variants. However, a 3200 x 1800 with 100% Adobe RGB color gamut option is also available. It will likely chew through the XPS 15...


Google Assistant Finally Gets a Web Directory Which Enlists All Supported Services

Only this week is Google rolling out the Assistant found on phones, tablets , headphones , TVs, and smartwatches to cars. You can also look for a specific com...


LG launches 65-inch 'rollable' TV at CES 2018

LG Display started the year by announcing the world's first 8K OLED display that has a huge 88-inch screen. The LG SmartThinQ app can be downloaded to Androi...


Destiny 2 Crimson Days event for Valentine's Day to woo Guardians

Events were a big part of the original " Destiny ", and while they have yet to really catch on inside " Destiny 2 ", it seems that the developers may be plann...


Belkin debuts iPhone X-focused wireless charging devices

They are not available for purchase and their prices are still undisclosed but the goodies are expected to be released before late spring or early summer. Boost...


Barry Bennell Trial, day two: Prosecution opens its case

Bennell admitted to police that he was attracted to 13-year-old boys because they were "pedigree footballers who were athletic and good looking". Bennell put ...


Audio company Klipsch announces two mid-century modern speakers with Google Assistant

The Three speaker also comes with an 8-hour rechargeable battery. The Explore tab helps you find fun actions you can take with Assistant, while the Your Stu...


Weighing the safety and convenience of same-day in-home delivery

August Home , Inc., the leading provider of smart locks and smart home access products and services, and Deliv, a leader in same day delivery services, toda...


Group Voice Calls On WhatsApp Soon! Get Ready For Conference Calling

They are preparing to bring a new option for the voice and video calls in a group. The recent update from WhatsApp has some hidden, upcoming features, which...


Samsung said to start producing foldable smartphone in November

We could be looking at a launch as early as December. Fact that it is working on mass-production phase indicates that it chose to release foldable Smartphones...


France probes Apple over 'deliberate' iPhone throttling

Under French law, companies risk fines of up to 5 percent of their annual sales for deliberately shortening the life of their products to spur demand to replace...


Sea of Thieves' Closed Beta Date Announced; Starting on January 24th

Rare's multiplayer pirate adventure Sea of Thieves launches on 20 March and today Microsoft announced the start date of the closed beta test. Players are fr...


Paladins Gets Battle Royale Mode

Many developers recently have tried to copy PUBG's success. Paladins: Battlegrounds is yet another battle royale title entering the fight for video game...


Consumer Companies Up As Target Reports Strong Holiday Sales -- Consumer Roundup

The news sent Target shares up 4% in premarket trading, continuing the tear they've been on since July. Highstreet Asset Management Inc who had been investing i...


Facebook to reportedly release an Echo Show competitor with facial recognition

The device is expected to feature a wide-angle camera lens and a display, positioning the device primarily as a way to video chat. This is going to be the first...


Intel unveils 40% faster Wi-Fi chip developed in Israel

The Wi-Fi Alliance, a consortium of companies that designs and certifies Wi-Fi standards, isn't planning on certifying devices until later this year. Certain ch...


Vuzix Launching First Alexa-Powered AR Glasses Next Week

The company's smartglasses will allow you to ask a question of Alexa and see the answer appear in your field of view. Amazon has confirmed that Vuzix's de...


New Sony AF8 4K OLED TVs Announced At CES

Starting things off, we have the 2018 Sony OLED lineup, which consists of the replacement to last years A1E. All the models will use Sony's 4K X-Reality PRO tec...


At The Last Minute, Blizzard Strikes Overwatch League Deal With Twitch

More details about insider content and additional rewards for the biggest fans, as well as Cheering with Overwatch League Cheermotes , will be announced as...


Newcastle probe bullying allegation against Beardsley

The Magpies confirmed at the weekend that an investigation had been launched after 22-year-old midfielder Yasin Ben El-Mhanni made a formal complaint, backed by...


Sony's latest truly wireless earbuds are designed for fitness

Sony is promising strong bass performance and says the battery lasts three hours - plenty of time for a run or gym visit. For those who prefer having a cable/...


Metal Gear Survive Single Player Gameplay Released

Soldiers seem to have been dropped into the world at random and can be rescued and brought back to base. Make no mistake, Metal Gear Survive has nothing to ...


Honor bringing the View10 to the USA, intros red Honor 7X

The update in question will be rolled out sometime this quarter (Q1, 2018), the press release said. The smartphone's simple design is certainly going to imp...


January 2018 sees Nougat close to overtaking Marshmallow

As it turns out, .5% of those phones were powered by Android 8.0 and.2% had Android 8.1 installed. According to the data represented on the chart, Android 8.0...


JBL announces headphones with Google Assistant

The JBL Everest 310GA is the first on-ear headphones for Assistant, while the around-ear 710GA provides an alternative to the Bose QuietComfort 35 II and th...


TCL 4K HDR Roku TVs get Dolby Vision, Roku Assistant, contrast zones

The Roku Entertainment Assistant is a voice-controlled assistant that's a lot like Alexa, but its functionality is focused on controlling devices like TVs, spea...


CES 2018: Wi-Fi Alliance Previews New Industry-Wide WPA3 Security Standard

WPA2, which stands for Wi-Fi Protected Access 2, is the current security standard for wireless networks. "All of that data going across would be encrypted". "Bu...


ASUS ROG gaming laptops go big with high-end hardware, eSports tie-ins

It has transparent side panel and Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 graphics to offer. Asus also introduced the ROG Strix GL12 gaming desktop at the CES 2018. A...


Vivo Showcases World's First Under-Glass Fingerprint Reading Smartphone at CES 2018

Vivo posted a teaser on Twitter suggesting it will unveil the first phone with in-display fingerprint sensor, which will likely be provided by Synaptics . T...


" "ASUS ZenFone Max Plus packs a 5.7" display into a 5.2" body

The Zenfone Max Plus (M1 ) will be company's first handset to come with face detection feature, called the Face Unlock, part of company's ZenUI 4.0. The rea...


BlackBerry Motion hits the United States as Keyone get a Bronze Edition

There is one more catch: BlackBerry Mobile only intends to sell the Bronze Edition outside the United States, specifically in certain markets in Europe, the M...


PlayStation 4 holiday sales dip slightly

Additionally, 55.9 million PS4 games were sold this holiday season in stores and digitally ( up from 50.4 million last year ). While Sony's press release make...


It gets worse: Microsoft's Spectre-fixer wrecks some AMD PCs

The chipmaker didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. The problem appears to be affecting users running computers with AMD Athlon CPUs, the Regi...


Apple confirms that macOS and iOS are vulnerable to Meltdown bugs

The issue is completely hardware-based so a solution might take some time to formulate. According to Google's Project Zero researchers, Meltdown and Spectr...


Mercedes-Benz India sells record 15330 units in 2017 (+16%)

BMW has yet to provide full-year sales figures for last year. In 2018, Mercedes-Benz will introduce new products, many without a predecessor in India. In 2017,...


Intel CEO Says Patch to Fix Chip Security Will Slow Computers

Spectre reportedly affects processors from Intel , Advanced Micro Devices ( AMD ), and Advanced RISC Machine ( ARM ). Apple has some bad news for people w...


Samsung Galaxy A8/A8+ Hands On Photos: Even More Beautiful Than We Thought

The company is expected to offer the new Galaxy On7 Prime in two configuration - 3GB RAM+ 32GB storage and 4GB RAM+ 64GB storage - with prices starting around...


Cyber attack targets Winter Olympics organisations

But the culprits have not been identified and it is feared more cyber-attacks on those linked with the Winter Olympics are likely. In the attacks, which beg...


Facebook founder Zuckerberg to explore cryptocurrency & encryption to improve platform services

Zuckerberg visited every USA state, ran 365 miles and learned Mandarin since he first started doing these annual challenges in 2009. Facebook itself recent...


Samsung intros new Family Hub smart fridge in Las Vegas

Now, let it be known that a Family Hub fridge is not cheap, with prices ranging from around $2,000 to almost $4,000. The new refrigerators include Bixby ...


[CES 2018] The Oculus Go standalone VR headset is built by Xiaomi

Facebook is taking a major step toward its goal of getting one billion people using virtual reality. Oculus has announced a new partnership with Xiaomi ...


Mulchfest 2018: Here's what you can do with your old Christmas tree

The department says this gives the trees longer lives after the holidays are over. Don't let your tree be part of the enormous amount of yard waste created if t...


Powermat joins Wireless Power Consortium

Powermat says it will to work on developing future tech that allows for "higher power and expanded special freedom", while maintaining backwards compatibility w...